The Milwaukee defective product lawyers at Samster, Konkel & Safran, S.C. are your experienced Milwaukee personal injury lawyers to help you get the recovery you need when a product goes bad. Defective product litigation and injury lawsuits are needed when unreasonably dangerous products, due to design defects, improper safety mechanisms and any other defects, cause personal injuries and even death. The manufacturers of these defective products and consumer goods may be liable. Our Milwaukee defective product lawyers evaluate cases involving unreasonably dangerous products such as recalled medical devices, machinery, home appliances and other consumer goods.
FDA Recalls St. Jude Medical Defibrillation Wires
People with heart rhythym problems often have defibrillators surgically implanted. A defibrillator is a device that delivers an electric shock to the heart muscle for the purpose of restoring regular heart rhythm. In November 2011, the United States Food & Drug Administration ("FDA") issued a recall of St. Jude Medical Riatta and Riatta ST Silicone Endocardial Defibrillation Leads, which are the wires that connect the defibrillator to the cardiac tissue. The FDA issued the recall because a defect in the wires may cause the defibrillator to deliver an unnecessary and painful shock to the heart, or cause the defibrillator not to deliver a needed shock to restore regular hearth rhythm. This defect can cause serious health problems, including death. The defective wires would likely have been implanted between 2001 and 2010. It is estimated that approximately 76,000 people in the United States have had these defective wires implanted.
If you have had St. Jude Medical Riatta and Riatta ST Silicone Endocardial Defibrillation Leads implanted and have experienced any problems, contact your physician immediately. In addition, contact the experienced Milwaukee personal injury lawyers at Samster, Konkel & Safran, S.C. to discuss your possible legal remedies. We are experienced in handling all kinds of product liability claims.
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